Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing Arlington, VA vs. Ellicott City, MD
Compare Cities
The BestPlaces City Compare will show you how two cities compare in over a dozen categories and 100s of items. The most popular comparisons are: Population, Cost of Living, Average Rent, Crime Rate, Tax Rates and Air Quality.

Arlington, Virginia
Ellicott City, Maryland
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Arlington is 270% more densely populated than Ellicott City.
People are 23% less likely to be married in Ellicott City.
The Median Age is 6.9 years younger in Arlington.

Metro Areas in MD / VA
Counties in MD / VA
Cities in MD / VA
Zip Codes in MD / VA
PEOPLE
 Arlington, VAEllicott City, MDUnited States
 Population220,17368,507321,418,820
 Population - 2010197,46764,970308,745,538
 Population - 2000189,45356,397285,036,114
 Population - 1990170,93641,396251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now28.80%65.49%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now16.22%21.47%12.76%
 Pop. Density8,4712,28791
 Land Area26303,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age33.840.737.4
 Female Population49.99%51.46%50.81%
 Male Population50.01%48.54%49.19%
 space
 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Arlington, VAEllicott City, MDUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.92%5.11%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.62%7.26%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.77%8.62%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.08%5.21%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.09%3.05%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.33%3.91%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3427.89%9.60%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4416.19%13.95%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.34%17.18%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.28%7.51%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.59%5.41%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.25%7.66%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.42%3.62%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.24%1.92%1.85%
 space1
 RACE
 Arlington, VAEllicott City, MDUnited States
 White63.25%59.94%62.77%
 Black8.21%9.44%12.24%
 Asian9.67%23.58%4.95%
 Native American0.25%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.01%0.16%
 Other0.44%0.13%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.66%2.60%2.13%
 Hispanic15.45%4.14%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic84.55%95.86%83.10%
 space2
 FAMILY
 Arlington, VAEllicott City, MDUnited States
 Households96,26424,261116,211,000
 Family Households44,55819,32376,958,100
 Non Family Households51,7064,93839,253,000
 Household Size2.262.812.63
 Married Population43.50%66.24%50.58%
 Single Population56.50%33.76%49.42%
 Now Married42.04%65.24%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.46%1.01%2.17%
 Never Married45.91%22.84%32.55%
 Widowed2.96%4.53%5.95%
 Divorced7.63%6.39%10.92%
 Married, w/children34.43%45.54%31.68%
 Married, no children45.20%40.76%41.44%
 Single, w/children10.50%8.42%16.94%
 Single, no children9.87%5.29%9.95%
 MOST RECENT SEARCHES ON COMPARE CITIES
 Compare CityCompared To This City
 Fredericksburg, TexasBoerne, TexasCompare
 Port Angeles East, WashingtonLouisville, KentuckyCompare
 San Marcos, TexasNew Braunfels, TexasCompare
 St. Petersburg, FloridaChandler, ArizonaCompare
 Freehold, New JerseyFront Royal, VirginiaCompare
 Brookline, MassachusettsSouthbridge Town, MassachusettsCompare
 Sioux Falls, South DakotaTucson, ArizonaCompare
 Washington, District of ColumbiaDenver, ColoradoCompare
 Sioux Falls, South DakotaTucson, ArizonaCompare
 Golden, ColoradoGeorgetown, ColoradoCompare
 Santa Clarita, CaliforniaMorgan Hill, CaliforniaCompare
 Warsaw, MissouriAlbert Lea, MinnesotaCompare
 Waynesboro, PennsylvaniaSpringfield, OhioCompare
 Lyme, New HampshireBoulder City, NevadaCompare
 Spokane, WashingtonAlamogordo, New MexicoCompare
 Loudon, TennesseeBloomington, IndianaCompare
 Mountain View, ArkansasBatesville, ArkansasCompare
 Morgantown, West VirginiaPortland, MaineCompare
 Newton, MassachusettsWeston, FloridaCompare
 Bryson City, North CarolinaNew Orleans, LouisianaCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Arlington with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Ellicott City with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
 COMMENTS

We're looking for comments about Arlington. Express your opinion

We're looking for comments about Ellicott City. Express your opinion


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now